Search On For Juvenile Escapee

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(Memphis) A 17-year-old escaped custody while being transported Monday morning.

Earnest Wilson, who faces a carjacking charge, jumped from a van while it was stopped at Bellevue and Jackson Avenue.

He is wearing shackles and handcuffs.

Wilson is 6’3″ and 176 lbs.

Gordon Elementary School was locked down due to the escape.

The two detention officers who were transporting him tried and were unable to catch him. They have been relieved of duty pending an administrative review.


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